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The primary goal was to expand our understanding of text-reading fluency (efficiency or automaticity): how its relation to other constructs (e.g., word reading fluency, reading comprehension) changes over time and how it is different from word-reading fluency and reading comprehension. The study examined (a) developmentally changing relations among word-reading fluency, listening comprehension, text-reading fluency, and reading comprehension; (b) the relation of reading comprehension to...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Reading Fluency, Reading Comprehension, Predictor Variables,...
This paper focuses the potentials of information and communication technologies (ICT) on three main areas as related to students learning (possession, perception and problems). It investigated students' possession, perception and problems (as envisaged or experienced) by students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife on the use of ICT facilities. The study employed survey method. Sample for this study consisted of 500 undergraduates randomly selected from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife....
Topics: ERIC Archive, Information Technology, Undergraduate Students, Likert Scales, Questionnaires, Laptop...
The study was carried out to construct a valid and reliable test in Economics for secondary school students. Two research questions were drawn to guide the establishment of validity and reliability for the Economics Achievement Test (EAT). It is a multiple choice objective test of five options with 100 items. A sample of 1000 students was randomly drawn to determine the validity and reliability of the test. After item analysis, the result showed that the Economics achievement test has a high...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Achievement Tests, Economics Education, Student Evaluation, Test Construction,...
Factors that cause poor examination passing rates and high dropout rates among primary school girls in Malawi were analysed. First hand data was collected by conducting a survey in all the three regions of Malawi. The respondents to the questionnaire were girls (402) who are repeating the last class in primary schools (Standard 8), primary school teachers (481) and Head teachers (82). Secondary data sourced from the Malawi Ministry of Education and the Malawi National Examinations Board (MANEB)...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Dropout Rate, Pass Fail Grading, Low Achievement, Student Surveys,...
This study compared spelling development of consonants (guttural: /?/, uvular-velar: /q/ and /g/, emphatic: /??/, /??/, and /ð?, and dental: /?/) in the written form of Arabic among native Bedouin Arabic speakers from north and southern Israel (N = 666), versus native Arabic pupils from the triangle (N = 153), learning in second, fourth, and sixth grades. Three tasks were constructed for this study: real word dictation, pseudo-word dictation, and real word recognition. The results show...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Spelling, Migrants, Elementary School Students, Word Recognition, Foreign Countries,...
Despite substantial investments in digital technology in schools the impact has been less than advocates anticipated. This raises issues about the effectiveness of past approaches to the continuing professional development (CPD) of teachers. Vital was a £9.4million programme, funded by English governments between 2009 and 2013, to enhance the use of digital technology and the teaching of computing in schools. Vital, which was provided by the Open University (UK), developed an evolving range of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Professional Continuing Education, Technology Uses in Education, Technology...
The aim of this research was developed in order to determine and analyze the level of environmental awareness of students from primary and secondary schools. Environmental awareness is an essential product of environmental education. Conducted research included analytical and descriptive method. The research instrument was the survey designed for purpose of the research. There were 198 students of primary and secondary school involved in the survey which included 28 questions. Following...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Conservation (Environment), Consciousness Raising, Elementary...
Researchers are using techniques that allow children to express their perspectives. In 2003, Kuhn developed the method of data collection and analysis which combined thematic drawing and focused, episodic interview. In this article the Kuhn's method is adjusted using the draw and write technique as a research methodology. Reflections on the technique are drawn from our experience of using it in study with primary school students aged 8 to 10 years. This was part of a larger study undertaken to...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Freehand Drawing, Elementary School Students, Correlation, Museums, Writing...
The study examined the influence of knowledge and awareness of sexually transmitted diseases on change in sexual behaviour of fresh undergraduates with a view to providing useful suggestions for positive sexual behaviour of adolescents. The study adopted the descriptive survey design. A sample of 600 fresh undergraduates was selected from the thirteen Faculties in O.A. U.; Ile-Ife, using convenience sampling technique. An adapted instrument titled "Questionnaire on Knowledge, Awareness of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Sexuality, Adolescents, Student Surveys,...
Students in undergraduate physiology courses often have difficulty understanding complex, multi-step processes, and these concepts consume a large portion of class time. For this pilot study, it was hypothesized that online multimedia resources may improve student performance in a high-risk population and reduce the in-class workload. A narrated Camtasia video was created using PowerPoint slides of a cardiomyocyte action potential. Historically, student performance on an exam essay for this...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Undergraduate Students, Science Education, Physiology, Technology Uses in Education,...
The growing spate of ethno-religious crises and insurgency that characterizes Nigerian polity has been traced to inadequacies in the integration policies of the government. These situations have resulted in loss of several lives and unquantifiable psychological and material damages. However, the situations could improve through the use of effective teaching strategy which could restructure the prejudiced minds of students and encourage respect for other cultures. Therefore, the Jigsaw technique...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Cooperative Learning, Teaching Methods, Student Attitudes, Gender Differences, Ethnic...
The study examined the effects of two and three dimensional visual objects on learners' drawing skills in junior secondary schools in OsunState, Nigeria. It also determined students' ability to identify visual objects. Furthermore, it investigated the comparative effectiveness of two and three dimensional visual objects on drawing skills of junior secondary school students. The study employed the pretest, post- test experimental design. The study population consisted of all junior secondary...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Freehand Drawing, Secondary School Students, Visual Stimuli,...
University Business Education graduates, by the nature of their programme, ought to possess relevant accounting competencies for successful entrepreneurship but casual observation and empirical reports indicate that they are not doing well in this aspect. Therefore, this study assessed the accounting competencies possessed by university postgraduate Business Education students to handle entrepreneurship business challenges in Nigeria. One research question and five hypotheses guided the study....
Topics: ERIC Archive, Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Business Administration Education, Graduate Students,...
The Human Development Index Literacy (HDIL) theory was developed in 2011 to eliminate or minimise the negative impact of issues underlying the failure of previous literacy programmes in promoting socio-economic development. This theory was tested for the first time between July 2013 and February 2014 in two rural communities of Botswana. A seven-item self-report inventory was developed for the purpose of recording the perceptions of 80 participants in regards to development issues, before and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Literacy, Community Education, Pretests Posttests, Measures (Individuals), Social...
Assessment is a very important programme in education. Assessment information shows the level of achievement of objective. Important decisions are made about the learner and education system based on results of assessment. Whatever the parents know about quality of education is through the assessment reports of their wards. Considering its primordial role in education, it is not safe to conduct assessment in a haphazard manner. Assessment requires some levels of competency to be able to ask the...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Quality Assurance, Teaching Skills, Science Teachers, Elementary School Science,...
The aim of this study is to determine the availability of leadership skills of faculty members (civilian and military personnel) at Al- Istiqlal university (AIU). The population of the study was composed of AIU students, including juniors and sophomores. A random sample, consisting of 137 cadets, was chosen. The researcher developed a questionnaire to measure the leadership skills of faculty members. The study results showed that the leadership skills of faculty members at AIU are moderately...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Leadership Qualities, Teacher Leadership, Skill Analysis, Questionnaires, Likert...
This paper brings to the fore a realization of the fact that the performance of the products (outputs) of the education system is an index of the inputs into the system. For the students to have enterprising and innovative mindsets, it is important to expose them early to practical entrepreneurial and vocational skills while in school. This study therefore sought to identify what skills are imparted to the students practically and the teaching/learning exercises used. The research design was...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Secondary School Students, Entrepreneurship, Questionnaires, Principals, Assistant...
Cheating in examinations is an educational menace that has threatened the very essence of schooling in most countries of the world. Therefore, it has become imperative for researchers in education to seek alternative strategies for curbing it in order to restore the dignity of school examinations as an instrument for assessing actual educational attainment by students. This research study addresses this challenge by developing an inventory that could be used to measure the examination behaviour...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Cheating, Ethics, Student Behavior, Prevention, Tests, Foreign Countries, Secondary...
Employers in today's competitive and challenging global world prefer employees who possess "soft skills" in addition to "hard skills" because they make an impact and create a good impression in the workplace. This study examined employment readiness of the University of Botswana (UB) students who took the Advanced Communication Skills (GEC 213) course in 2013. It also explored their perceptions on the importance of these skills. A triangulation approach was used involving a...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Career Readiness, College Students, Student Attitudes, Interviews, Employer...
The study examined the level of ICT competence among Social Studies undergraduates of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. It also investigated the influence of motivation variables as well as the influence of self concept on the acquisition of ICT competence. This was with a view to improving ICT competence in higher institutions of learning. The study employed survey research design. The population consisted of all Social Studies students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Self Concept, Social Studies, Student Motivation, Technological...
The main purpose of this study is to verify and understand the effects of IT integration into teaching by colleges and vocational schools in Taiwan on learning effectiveness, with learning satisfaction as a mediator. This paper adopts stratified sampling on the administrative supervisors and teachers (i.e. population) in Taiwanese colleges and vocational schools. Structural equation modelling (SEM) is performed to verify the overall model and goodness-of-fit of the structural model and the...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Technology Integration, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in...
The paper refers to the theoretical establishment and brief presentation of collaborative action research with the characteristics of "developmental work research" as an effective methodological approach so that science teachers develop themselves professionally. A specific case study is presented, in which we aimed to transform the basically monologic discourse of teacher-pupil interactions to a more collaborative, investigative one by engaging teachers-researchers in the analysis of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Action Research, Science Teachers, Faculty Development, Case Studies, Developmental...
The study examined principals' management role effectiveness of secondary schools for youth leadership in Calabar Education Zone of Cross River State. The study employed survey research design. The target population comprised all 158 principals in both public and private secondary schools in the study area. The sample selected through random sampling technique consisted of 35 public and 35 private secondary schools principals, bringing it to a total of 70. Three research hypotheses were...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, Youth Leaders, Leadership Training,...
Teaching the Nature of Science (NOS) in elementary schools and in higher education institutions has become the focus of the science education research community because there is a need to redefine teaching methods and practices. Studies have shown that elementary teachers' views and attitudes towards teaching the NOS are not always compatible with the current acceptable theoretical framework identified by the research community. Researchers and scholars have proposed a variety of approaches in...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Discourse Analysis, Science Teachers, Scientific Principles, Teaching Methods,...
This research explored the factors of the adaptation for the children with disabilities studying in inclusive junior high schools. The subjects were recruited from the Special Needs Education Longitudinal Study of Taiwan. The result of the Confirmatory Factor Analyses reflects that there are two, three and five observed variables included in the intervention timing, language skills, and school adaptation respectively. Per structural equation modeling, the research found that the intervention...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Structural Equation Models, Junior High School Students, Foreign Countries,...
Using the theoretical frameworks of change and student voice this study examined whether the enactment of the senior Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE) syllabus was received positively by students in light of their previous experience with the junior PDHPE syllabus. In addition, the study sought to examine whether there were any differences between the attitudes of females and males. Thirty-seven senior students and two PDHPE teachers from a coeducational Christian...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Physical Activities, Physical Education, Christianity, Religious Education,...
The purpose of this study was to investigate Vocabulary Learning Strategy (VLS) use of English Language and Literature Department students in relation to academic success and vocabulary size. The participants of the study are 213 English Language and Literature students. Two data collection tools were used in the study. The first tool was theVocabulary Learning Strategy (VLS) questionnaire which was adapted from by Gu & Johnson (1996), and the second data collection tool was a Vocabulary...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Vocabulary Development, Learning Strategies, English (Second Language), Second...
The purpose of this study was to identify the perspectives of using Internet on the scientific research among the Postgraduate Students at the University of Khartoum. The researcher used the descriptive analytical method, the population consisted of all Postgraduate students at the University of Khartoum (Master & Ph.D.), registered during the year 2014. Of 3189 students; selected the stratified random sample totaling 441 students to represent four councils specialized in university, which...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Scientific Research, Internet, Mass Media Use, Graduate Surveys,...
The previously UNESCO initiated policy of inclusive education has been adopted by the Indonesian government since 2003. As a new policy, inclusion will require many changes in the existing system of education which tends to be segregative. This research investigated the effects of a two-day workshop on parents attitudes, teachers' competence and knowledge related to inclusive education. The subjects of the study were 50 parents and 50 teachers of 25 primary schools from 25 subdistricts in the...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Inclusion, Workshops, Program Effectiveness, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Competencies,...
This study is aimed at evaluating the level of satisfaction of preparatory year students at Al-Baha University with the academic and non-academic services they receive, and determining whether there were any differences in student satisfaction on the basis of personal variables (gender, college, distance). This research used quantitative descriptive approach. To collect study data, a questionnaire consisting of fifty items within seven prime satisfaction dimensions was used. They were...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Geographic Location, Gender Differences, Predictor Variables, Student Satisfaction,...
This paper presents a historical background of the Palestinian education. It outlines a theoretical basis for the development of Human Rights Regimes. The paper tackles the views of some philosophers like Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau and Kant who laid down the foundations for the development of Human Rights Regimes. The paper illustrates that Human Rights grounded in the oldest European civilizations such as in Greek philosophy and in Roman moral and legal thought. Moreover, the paper shows how...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Role of Education, Civil Rights, Universities, Foreign Countries, Philosophy, Moral...
Kenyan government launched Free Primary Education (FPE) in 2003 to make schooling affordable to all parents, but less attention has been paid to the quality assurance and equity of the education system. Studies have indicated that the FPE policy sacrificed the quality of education and this led to parents avoiding FPE offered in primary schools and take their children to private schools which are considered costly. This study adopted descriptive survey design to as the research design. Rational...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Access to Education, Educational Quality, Parent Attitudes, School Choice, Elementary...
One task of the doctoral education is, globally as well as nationally, to produce and renew the highest expertise and knowledge in a high quality and efficient way. Even though in this global time the high-quality knowledge and skills are a competition factor which the success of the societies is expected to be able to lean on, also the doctoral students and their individual factors are significant. The accelerating global change is strongly reflected at the individual level: an attempt is made...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Doctoral Degrees, Program Administration, Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students,...
The paper presents the results of research conducted among students of primary and secondary schools in Montenegro about robotics and its place in Montenegrin educational system. Survey was used as a data collecting method in the study and the results were obtained using theoretical analysis. Attitudes of Montenegrin students were compared with similar studies conducted in the world. It was undisputed that the Montenegrin school students showes great interest in acquiring knowledge in field of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Robotics, Elementary Secondary Education, Student Surveys, Student...
The transition from one's home country to a university abroad can be demanding. This study is a follow-up study exploring life satisfaction among outbound students. Outbound students at Umeå University, Sweden, were surveyed before and after experiencing studying abroad. Thus, the students' life satisfaction could be compared after an international experience with the situation before studying abroad. The same students (individuals) were surveyed both times. The study is based on an initial...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Life Satisfaction, Study Abroad, College Students, Student...
This article presents an innovative framework that provides a means to understand and reevaluate student course evaluation systems. We present three major concepts vital to course evaluation systems and explain how they inform five evolutionary stages. Additionally, we show how the major stakeholders--students, faculty and administrators--are impacted in each evolutionary stage. This framework allows for development of student course evaluation systems from one where procedures are simply...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Course Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Guidelines, Student Attitudes, Feedback...
This study aimed to identify the work-related stress and its subsequent problems among teachers of the public schools which operated the school-based Violence Reduction Program (VRP) in the governorate of Tulkarm during the second semester of 2015-2016. Besides, it aimed to identify the effect of specific variables, such as gender, specialization, qualifications and years of service, on the assessment process of stress at work and its subsequent problems. The study tool was a purposefully...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Public School Teachers, Stress Variables, Teaching Load, Job Satisfaction, Gender...
Early and forced marriage infringes rights of women and girls globally, undermining initiatives to raise involvement in education, reduce maternal mortality, increase employment and enterprise levels. Parental and Communal involvement in Early and Forced Child Marriage negatively influence Girls' Education, which hinders their participation in social, economic and politics in adulthood. The study focused on constraints, prospects and policy direction for improved participation of women in...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Females, Children, Marriage, Educational Attainment, Mothers,...
The current study aimed to examine the effects of training sessions on children's levels of optimism versus pessimism among the kindergarten children in the district of Shobak in Jordan. The sample of the study consisted 21 children whom their ages were between 5 to 6 years old. A training program was applied. The level of optimism and pessimism among the kindergarten children were measured through the use of notes cards consisted from 12 items. The results of the study showed that there were...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, Concept Teaching, Intervention, Pretests Posttests,...
This paper aims to identify the factors that impede the successful implementation of information systems in the case of primary public education for the systematization of administrative and operational processes. Once identified and diagnosed the cause, the proposal is made, in order to ensure that implementation. This aided with scientific methodologies such as inductive, systemic structural functional, besides the application of field research and data collection and generation of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Information Systems, Program Implementation, Performance Factors,...
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This article examines the benefits that can be realized when a study contrives a poly vocal environment that allows the participants a larger stake in the conduct of research among them. The article, therefore, does not dwell on the main findings of the study conducted among "Bang' Jomariek" women group of West Reru. The main objective of the research study was to explore the teaching and learning processes utilized by women artists in the art forms of basketry, pottery and indigenous...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Learning Processes, Teaching Methods, Artists, Womens Education, Womens Studies,...
The purpose of the study is to identify the extent of ICT application in management of administrative and student personnel record in the public universities in Enugu state. The study was a survey research the quantitative data were collected through a 20-item questionnaire title "Extent of ICT Application in Record management" (EIAMASPR). This was administered on a sample size of 605 respondents made up of university academic staff and senior Administrative staff. The data were...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Information Management, Student Records, Public Colleges, Records...
The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of the teaching quality of culinary arts teachers and student learning satisfaction on the academic performance of hospitality students. This study surveys the students in hospitality departments at universities in Taiwan. A total of 406 (81.2%) valid questionnaires were received. Research results show that there is a significant positive correlation between teaching quality of teachers and the learning satisfaction of students, between...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Teacher Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Hospitality Occupations, Foreign...
This is a survey study carried out in Adamawa State of Nigeria to determine the role performance of the inspectorate division of the ministry of education in inspecting secondary schools. Sixty (60) principals and 60 teachers which were proportionately stratified along five educational zones of Adamawa State, participated in the study. A close ended questionnaire was used to collect the relevant data for the study. The instrument sought information on role performance of the inspectorate...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, Principals, Questionnaires, Likert...
The research employed a survey questionnaire to explore the type of technological tools available in schools for children with Down syndrome (DS) in Saudi Arabia, perceptions of teachers toward the benefits of technology-assisted learning for DS students, the skills that children with DS need to use technology, the challenges of using technology for children with DS, and what can be done to improve the use of technology for children with DS. The data from the 20 teachers in two schools were...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Technology Uses in Education, Teaching Methods, Down Syndrome, Foreign Countries,...
Determining the professional competencies of a degree is an arduous task that sometimes does not respond to the reality of what society expects for such studies. This article attempts to determine what competencies students in the field of Educational Psychology, which were determined by them. This study was conducted in three different institutions: Universidad de Córdoba, Universidad de Granada, and Universidad de Sevilla. It is based on an awarded innovation project granted by the Office of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Educational Psychology, Foreign Countries, Statistical Analysis, Questionnaires,...
Neurolanguage Coaching™ is a new approach of diversified personalized language instruction utilizing modern insights of neuroscientific and pedagogic theories. This paper addresses the issue of profiling educational experts, who utilize these theories to coach language learners through their language acquisition journey, by means of setting and facilitating specific characteristics, common to those educationers. Findings of an on-line qualitative questionnaire are quantified to allow for the...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Profiles, Neurolinguistics, Coaching (Performance), Case Studies, Questionnaires,...
The study explores the psychological reality of chunks for EFL Chinese students. Speech samples from three various proficiency groups are examined with the help of the computer program Cool Edit 2.0, and speaking fluency is thus determined. It is found out that speaking fluency is not linear, and fluent subjects can use, store and retrieve chunks of sentence builders as one single unit while non-fluent ones cannot, which can be attested by the fact that fluent subjects do not or seldom pause...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Language Fluency, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second...
Objective: Most youth in Sub-Saharan Africa are not enrolled in school. Although more youth are enrolling in school, they are increasingly less likely to complete their primary and secondary schooling. Similarly to many other African nations, Tanzania has an estimated out-of-school population of 49% of youth despite massive post-millennium investments which have significantly raised enrollment rates. Due to a high unemployment rate, rural youth commonly opt to pursue employment in cities or...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Out of School Youth, Qualitative Research, Semi Structured...
The study investigated principals' implementation of quality assurance standards and administrative effectiveness in public secondary schools in Edo and Delta States. To guide the study, four research questions and hypotheses were raised. Descriptive research design was adopted for the study and the simple random sampling technique was used to select 240 principals and 720 teachers used for the study. Two set of instrument were used to collect data which was analysed using the Mean, Percentage,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Quality Assurance, Educational Quality, Standards, Principals,...
Recently, many universities have started to do their best to enhance their contribution in the scientific publication. Thus, researchers and faculty members have been offered many various financial and promotional incentives for publishing their papers in international journals, particularly the ISI ones. The present study aims to identify the opportunities and obstacles that faculty members at Najran University can obtain by publishing in ISI journals. In addition, distinction of the most...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Scientific Research, Publications, Barriers, Electronic...
The study compared the language instructional delivery system between the nursery schools in rural and urban areas in Osun state. The population consisted of all the nursery school teachers in Osun state. Proportionate random sampling was used to prune down the population. In all 130 nursery school teachers, 68 in urban areas and 62 in rural areas served as respondents of the study selected from 30 nursery schools located in rural and urban areas. A researcher made instrument named Teachers'...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Rural Schools, Urban Schools, Preschool...
This study sought to examine the activities that go on in physics classrooms in Senior High Schools in Ghana. Specifically, the study sought to investigate the pattern of interaction and instructional methods used for teaching physics and level of coverage of physics syllabus. The survey design was employed for the study in which questionnaire was used for data collection. Participants for the study were physics teachers and final year physics students. Findings from the study suggest that...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Science Instruction, Secondary School Science, High Schools,...
This study aims at evaluating perceived service quality in Zanjan University of Medical Sciences (ZUMS). This study was cross-sectional and authors surveyed educational services at ZUMS. Through stratified random sampling, 384 students were selected and an adapted SERVQUAL instrument was used for data collection. Data analysis was performed by using SPSS 11.5. The results indicated that there were the negative mean score of quality gap in all dimensions of the service quality. Overall services...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Case Studies, Educational Quality, Statistical Analysis, Scores, Student Attitudes,...
This research study carried out to investigate the influence of financial incentive initiatives on agricultural teachers' work attitude in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. One hypothesis was formulated to guide the study. Ex-post facto research design was adopted for the study. A total sample of 150 agricultural science teachers and 150 students drawn from public secondary schools in the state were involved in the study. The financial Incentive Initiative Opinion Inventory (FIIOI) and Agricultural...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Agricultural Education, Science Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Work Attitudes,...
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This study explores the official policy of the state of Israel in regard to principal preparation programs, a topic which has hardly been investigated so far and has gone through significant change in recent years. Public documents from Israel were explored. Document analysis was a three-stage process--condensing, coding and categorizing. The analysis was based on interpretation of the documents collected, attempting to detect explicit and implicit meanings concerning the topic at hand....
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Principals, Administrator Education, Documentation, Content...
Cloud computing technologies, such as Google Docs, Adobe Creative Cloud, Dropbox, and Microsoft Windows Live, have become increasingly appreciated to the next generation digital learning tools. Cloud computing technologies encourage students' active engagement, collaboration, and participation in their learning, facilitate group work, and support knowledge or information sharing among students. With the cloud features, learning can be accessed anywhere at any time and the world can be a...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Information Storage,...
The purpose of the study was to investigate perceptions of teachers on the ban of corporal punishment in pre-primary institutions. The objectives of the study were to investigate teachers' attitudes towards corporal punishment ban in pre-schools and to establish whether the level of education of teachers had an influence on the use of corporal punishment. A descriptive survey design was used. Stratified sampling was used to select the pre-schools; simple random sampling was applied to select...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Punishment, Preschool Education, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher...
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This is an interpretive-descriptive analysis of responses to 41 open ended questionnaires returned by academics working beyond normal retirement age. The sample consisted mainly of academics from the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand. The research addressed the question of what motivates some academics to continue working beyond the "usual" retirement age. The main motivation for continuing was strong interest and commitment, particularly to research and writing. Some also...
Topics: ERIC Archive, College Faculty, Teacher Motivation, Questionnaires, Older Adults, Retirement,...
This study investigates the students' learning style, their attitudes about educational technologies in general and e-learning management system (e-LMS) in particular and their behavioral intentions to use the e-learning platform in a single institution of higher learning in Brunei Darussalam. In this study, a survey, using the VARK Questionnaire as a tool to describe the learning styles of students, was conducted among 120 students. The data analyzed through SPSS confirmed that there existed a...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Cognitive Style, Student Attitudes, Educational Technology,...
Education renders people with certain capabilities that prepare them to contribute to the social and economic development of the nation. Such capabilities turn them into human capital which, according to development economists, raises productivity when increased. Following an exhaustive review of literature on education research, this paper, however, aims at exploring the effectiveness of Bangladesh's present education system in delivering quality education as well as reckoning the prospect of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Knowledge Economy, Educational Change, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries,...
The study developed a set of items that could measure counsellor effectiveness. It reduced the initial set of variables related to counsellor effectiveness to such number of variables that are generally perceived as indicative of counsellor effectiveness and determined the factorial composition of the scale. in order to identify the major factors that underpin counsellor effectiveness with a view of developing an homogeneous items of counsellor effectiveness scale suitable for Nigeria Schools....
Topics: ERIC Archive, Counselor Qualifications, Counseling Effectiveness, Factor Analysis, Foreign...
The study investigated whether positive alternative discipline approaches have improved the culture of teaching and learning in South Africa. The implementation of positive alternative discipline approaches encountered difficulties and challenges that plunged schools into crisis. The culture of teaching and learning subsequently deteriorated over the past years, notwithstanding various disciplinary interventions. Three hundred and thirty-three teachers of schools in the Mpumalanga province of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Discipline, Teacher Attitudes, Questionnaires, Statistical...
During early childhood, the foundations for emotional, social and spiritual well being of children with learning disabilities (CWLD) are laid. The CWLD emotional well being is influenced by all the experiences they go through. It is essential to provide warm, trusting relationships, predictable and safe environment, affirmation and respect for all aspects of children's emotional, physical, social, cognitive and linguistic well being of CWLD. There is need to actively seek to remove the barriers...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Emotional Development, Inclusion,...
This paper compares pupils' academic performance between the private and public primary schools. The sample, made up of 240 pupils were randomly selected from the private and public primary schools in Ilesa East and West Local Government Council Areas of Osun State, Nigeria. Two instruments were used. A structured questionnaire and Pupils' Achievement Test (PAT) in three core-subject areas of the Primary School Curriculum namely: English Language, Mathematics and Social Studies. While the...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Comparative Analysis, Elementary School Students, Academic Achievement, Public...
The success of civilization is determined by the excellent education system and excellent education program. It is believed that the aims of producing outstanding and dedicated students are determined by the quality of education program. Students chose the education program based on many criteria, like job guarantee, reputation of the university, duration of the program etc. For the present research perception of stakeholders towards the effectiveness of diploma program, Majmaah University was...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Stakeholders, Attitude Measures, Case Studies, College Students,...
Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) have a great importance in Europe, but the dynamic nature of market has created a competitive incentive among companies requiring them to improve their critical area of knowledge management (KM) and corresponding skills to create new business. More entrepreneurs, more innovation and growth are necessary and this could be realized particularly by supporting young people who would like to be entrepreneurs but the existing education and training programmes...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Entrepreneurship, Teaching Methods, Special Needs Students, Transfer of Training,...
The study determined the degree of implementation of the language provisions in the National Policy on Education (NPE)in Nigerian primary and secondary schools. The study adopted the survey design. The sample size consisted of 1,620 pupils in primary schools, 1,620 students in secondary schools totalling 3,240 and 300 English Language teachers. The 3,240 students and pupils were selected using stratified random sampling technique while the 300 English Language teachers were selected using...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Language Teachers, English (Second Language),...
When many authors were referring to radio and television as "new media" some years ago, little did they realize that a group of media, will later emerge that will sooner be termed "newer." The new development is about the adoption of mobile phones. These trends have emerged in many social contexts including participation in social networks, changes in the traditional communication habits and exhibition of unanticipated behaviours resulting from mobile communication. Nigeria,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, College Students, Student...
The aim of this study is to identify the attitudes toward English among AL-Quds Open University students in Tulkarm Branch, Palestine. To achieve this purpose, the researcher used a questionnaire composed of 30 items distributed to 70 male and 110 female students in four faculties: Education, Social Development, Administrative Sciences and Technology and Applied Sciences in AL-Quds Open University, Tulkarm Branch. These students are in different study levels (years). This study was conducted...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Language Attitudes, Questionnaires,...
Dutch mainstream education is a selective school system. Students are selected for different ability tracks at the age of 12. They are grouped to perform at the same level in all subjects, even though the students differ significantly in proficiency in mathematics and languages. Analysis of the streaming of 598 students in the first years of secondary education shows that, compared to other students, significantly more one-side-talented students with proficiency in either mathematics or...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Talent, Secondary School Students, Foreign Countries, Career Education, Language...
Introduction: Career selection and decision to pursue a medical career is a multi factorial process. It is influenced by the personal capabilities and the available resources as well as the social, educational, economical and cultural factors. Sudan is one of the African countries with a high number of medical colleges and an increasing number of Sudanese students are joining the medical colleges each year. Aim and objectives: The aims of the present study were to study and compare the motives...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Career Choice, Medical Education, Student Motivation, Student...
In response to the current reform of college English teaching, a case study of Chinese Mongolian students in English language teaching under the influence of MOOCs is carried out in an attempt to examine the efficacy of the integration of information technology into English language teaching. After a brief introduction of the teaching mode of MOOCs, this paper points out the constraints of the present English teaching, and then a case study of English language teaching following the principles...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Online Courses, Large Group Instruction, Case Studies, English (Second Language),...
The convergence between telecommunication, broadcasting multimedia and related technologies commonly known as Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), promises a fundamental change in educational management. ICT could be the missing tool in improving efficiency of private secondary schools to cope with rapidly changing world to effectively meet management tasks combined with flexibility in learning and administrative activities essential in enhancing efficiency in educational...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Information Technology, Private Schools, Secondary Schools, Foreign Countries,...
Education to Theatricality as pedagogical and artistic research is experienced by almost twenty years in Italy in laboratories and projects organized in collaboration with universities, schools, theaters, educational centers, cultural centers, educational and social services, associations. Education to Theatricality is a science that includes different of disciplines such as pedagogy, sociology, human sciences, psychology and the performing arts in general. The scientific basis of this...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Drama Workshops, Creative Activities, Creativity, Theater Arts, Art Education,...